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Finance and Capital Markets Attorneys Serving Maryland, Virginia and DC

The Capital Markets Group works extensively with regional incubators and business development resource centers to help startup and emerging companies with:

  • Business formation
  • Creation of capital structure
  • Seed capital financing transactions
  • Angel funding
  • Venture capital and follow-on financing
  • IPO and other SEC/state registered offerings
  • Private placements

Our private equity practice encompasses:

  • Fund formation, institutional investor investments and secondary market transactions
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Venture capital, growth equity and mezzanine financings
  • Portfolio company representation, including leveraged recapitalizations, litigation, governance issues, employee benefits and employment matters and intellectual property matters

Our structured finance and syndication practice is well versed in documenting, negotiating, closing and providing ongoing counseling in administering single bank, club, deals and syndicated financings, representing borrowers, participant lenders and lead-banks in sophisticated leveraged transactions. With vast experience representing a broad array of both lenders and borrowers, our capital markets group brings valuable “market know-how” for credit facilities of virtually every type and structure.

Our client service teams are lead by experienced deal lawyers able to provide judgment and knowledge derived from experience.  Our transactional lawyers are able to service our clients’ needs completely by drawing upon the firm’s resources in the areas of tax law, finance, employment law, intellectual property law, government contracts, and other areas frequently confronted when structuring transactions and allocating risks among buyer and seller.  Among other things, our experience in leveraged finance provides our clients engaging in leveraged acquisitions, divestitures, and recapitalizations with market insights and positive results.